8.22.2903 EXERCISE PERSONS
(1) Each exercise person shall obtain a license from the board before exercising any horses on the grounds of the race meeting.
(2) No exercise person shall ride or exercise any horse on the race track without wearing a protective helmet and boots. Each exercise person must wear a safety vest when riding on the track. The safety vest shall be designed to provide shock absorbing protection to the upper body of at least a rating of five as defined by the British equestrian trade association (BETA) .
(3) Before approving an application for an exercise person's license, a majority of the members of the board of stewards, the jockey representative and the starter shall concur that the applicant has the ability to safely and correctly perform duties of an exercise person.
History: 23-4-104, 23-4-202, MCA; IMP, 23-4-104, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, Eff. 5/4/74; AMD, Eff. 5/6/76; AMD, Eff. 4/4/77; AMD, 1979 MAR p. 39, Eff. 1/26/79; TRANS, from Dept. of Prof. & Occup. Lic., Ch. 274, L. 1981, Eff. 7/1/81; AMD, 1989 MAR p. 968, Eff. 7/28/89; AMD, 1995 MAR p. 2796, Eff. 12/22/95; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 1964, Eff. 7/19/96; TRANS & AMD, from Dept. of Commerce, 2002 MAR p. 1500, Eff. 5/17/02; TRANS, from 32.28.703, 2015 MAR p. 2252, Eff. 12/25/15.